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El Niño Slightly Improved The Drought But Didn't Bust It

April 11
By Midday Edition
By David Wagner

For the past few months, we've used the KPBS Drought Tracker to tell you how much rain and snow El Niño has been bringing to California. After a fairly average wet season, where does California's drought stand now?

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How SANDAG Worked The Media On Transportation Plan

April 7
By Claire Trageser

The San Diego Association of Governments spent a half million dollars on outside consultants to craft a media strategy to help win support last year for its controversial transportation blueprint.

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Composting In San Diego Feels Growing Pains

April 7
By Andrew Bowen

Diverting more organic waste from San Diego’s landfill is critical to meeting the city’s ambitious climate change goals. But there are plenty of challenges to making composting the norm.

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Miramar National Cemetery Has Room To Grow

April 6
By Matthew Bowler

San Diego is home to nearly a quarter million veterans. And as they age, they inevitably die. The Department of Veterans Affairs is making room for their graves.

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San Diego's Baby Southern White Rhino Could Mean Scientific Breakthrough

April 6
By Katie Schoolov

A baby southern white rhino born Saturday at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park may represent success for zoo researchers who have been working for eight years to solve the reproductive problems among the captive-born population.

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Why John Leguizamo Thinks Trump Is ‘Doing A Great Thing’ For Latinos

April 5
By Midday Edition
By Evening Edition

In a new solo act titled “Latin History for Morons,” which premieres Tuesday night at the La Jolla Playhouse, the comic takes on five centuries of Latin history.

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Critics Unhappy With Kamala Harris' Approach To San Onofre Probe

April 5
By Midday Edition
By Amita Sharma

Some consumer activists worry that California Attorney General Kamala Harris’ Democratic Party loyalties are influencing her office's criminal investigation into the 2013 closure of the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station.

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Padres Face Dodgers In Opening Day Game At Petco Park

April 4
By Evening Edition

Hundreds of fans gathered at an East Village block party celebrating the opening game.

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San Diego And Mexico City Students Tackle Violence Through Art

April 1
By Jean Guerrero

Students from San Diego and Mexico City are teaming up to create works of art that explore violence. It’s a joint initiative of the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego and Mexico City’s Tamayo Museum.

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Mama's Kitchen Delivers 8 Millionth Meal In San Diego County

March 30
By Katie Schoolov

For the last quarter century, volunteers for the nonprofit has been bringing meals to people who are too sick to cook on their own.

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San Diego County Expands Efforts To Review Convictions

March 30
By City News Service

A new conviction review unit will review convictions in which credible and verifiable evidence of innocence exists or new technology can be used to test or re-test remaining evidence.

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San Diego Democrats Trying To Unseat GOP Councilmen Face Uphill Climb

March 28
By Midday Edition
By Claire Trageser

The Democrats trying to unseat Republican Councilmen Scott Sherman and Mark Kersey must compete for attention with another heated City Council race that both political parties have a chance at winning.

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San Diego Brewers Get A Boost From Local Yeast Maker

March 25
By Erik Anderson

San Diego's craft brewing hub got a huge boost from a local company that specializes in making a crucial element in the beer making process, yeast.

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Survey: Many San Diegans Don't Know How To Dispose Of Old Medicines

March 23
By Midday Edition
By Erik Anderson

There's a lot of work to do to educate residents about disposing of old or expired prescription drugs, a new survey from UC San Diego finds.

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San Diego Orchid Growers Harvest Passion And Memories

March 23
By Midday Edition
By Tom Fudge

Orchid enthusiasts tell their stories as their society looks back on 70 years of cultivating a magnificent plant.